The Black Swan as Acausal Connecting Principle
Philosophy / Science / Science / West

The Black Swan as Acausal Connecting Principle


Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s The Black Swan – highly improbable market events – meet C.G. Jung’s Synchronicity – An Acausal Connecting Principle. Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a mathematician who has made a fortune by betting on highly improbable market events.Carl Jung warned that if societies do not attend to their collective shadow, a world crisis can result. Our era is one of failing elites and broken social covenants is fraught with the dangers of unleashed economical, millitary and social chaos. We each can do our part to safeguard each other by unterstanding black swans. I want to apply C.G. Jung’s wisdom as intuitive thinker on Taleb’s book (The Black Swan) beneficial to analyze external events – and yes, I am afraid this has something to do with the financial crisis and current geopolitical risks. Continue reading

C.G. Jung, Kepler and Pauli – The Synchronicity Triangle
Archetypes / C.G.Jung / Dreams / History / Science

C.G. Jung, Kepler and Pauli – The Synchronicity Triangle


 The psychoanalytic C.G.Jung and the famous astronomer Kepler were both intuitive thinkers and empiric scientists with strong mystic tendencies. Pauli was a famous particle physicist, who collaborated with C.G. Jung on the concept synchronicity. When I studied Kepler’s work, I found a similarity of C.G. Jung’s and Kepler’s view on astrology and to my surprise, … Continue reading